'''The International Society of Automation''' ('''ISA'''), formerly known as '''The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society''',
is a non-profit technical society for engineers, technicians, businesspeople, educators and students, who work, study or are interested in industrial automation
and pursuits related to it, such as instrumentation
. It was originally known as the '''Instrument Society of America'''. The society is more commonly known by its acronym
, ISA, and the society's scope now includes many technical and engineering disciplines.
ISA is one of the foremost professional organizations in the world for setting standards and educating industry professionals in automation. Instrumentation and automation are some of the key technologies involved in nearly all industrialized manufacturing. Modern industrial manufacturing is a complex interaction of numerous...